Would you like to enjoy a feast of pears? The Pears Homeland Recreational Agriculture Area in Dongshi, Taichung, will definitely satisfy your imagination.
Would you like to enjoy a feast of pears? The Pears Homeland Recreational Agriculture Area in Dongshi, Taichung, will definitely satisfy your imagination. In steep area, the farm is about 15 minutes away from Dongshi Street. The variations of scenery on the way are a treat for all visitors. During the end of fall and beginning of winter, the mountain gradually changes. Maple trees, cherry blossoms and deciduous cypresses are so beautiful. Each turn is worth a stop. Farmers working hard at the wild orchards everywhere in the mountain help create the most beautiful scenery. No matter whether visitors would like to pick fruit, go sightseeing, explore the eco-system of the natural forest, or go hiking on the trails, the farm is equipped with well-established facilities. It was also given the honor of winning the Leisure Farm Assessment Excellence Award in 2018.
Located in Zhongke, Dongshi, The Pears Homeland Recreational Agriculture Area is an emerging leisure farm under the assistance of the Dongshi District Farmers’ Association. Established by local farmers. The pears in Dongshi are grafted every November to February and harvested in summer. Museum was established, introducing all kinds of knowledge regarding grafted pears and agricultural equipment with the assistance of professional local tour guides. It is hoped that the stories of grafted pears will continue to be passed on.
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Dongshi has the largest area for pear planting in Taiwan, and is also the birthplace of the technology of high-altitude transference. In addition to the fresh fruits, at the Pear Culture Center there are farmers who are more than happy to teach you how to make pear tea to moisturize your throat, and Thai-style cold pear rolls, as well as baked pears and dried citrus fruits. No additives are ever added. It retains the original nutrition and sweetness at a low temperature, and is a natural and healthy snack. The Hakka experience is also present, and you will learn to make Hakka radish buns, which is commonly known as Caozai Kueh by the Hokkiens.
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